A Visit to Puyallup

 A Visit to Puyallup

Clifford Keith, who has completed his career in the military, is starting a second career as a pastor. Keith reveals that he just graduated from seminary and would like to know as much about practical ministry as possible as he launches his pastoral career. He has accepted the invitation to spend a few days at Puyallup church and Northwest Christian School, to learn as much as he can about how churches can partner with schools in mission.

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A Visit to NAD

A Visit to NAD

Ramone Griffith, Associate Pastor, Capitol Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, is looking for more tools and resources to implement in his ministry at The Hill. He has heard about the North American Division but is not really sure what they actually do. However, he is curious to see if they might have some resources for him. He takes a chance and drives up to the NAD office and is given a tour by Esther Knott, Associate Director of NAD Ministerial. Fortunately, he choses a day when most of the NAD team have returned from their ministry around the division and are in the office for team meetings. In a few hours he is able to meet many of the departmental leaders for the NAD and gets introduced to a sampling of the comprehensive resources that the NAD offers for congregations. As he returns to Washington DC he reflects on all of the dozens of valuable resources produced by the NAD and wishes that his colleagues in ministry knew more about them.

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CalledLab for Ministerial Directors - June 20, 2017

CalledLab for Ministerial Directors - June 20, 2017

THIS QUARTER'S CALLEDLAB FEATURED:

Information and outcomes from the Ministerial Director's Manual Committee. You will view a virtual sample of our potential manual. The contents are still being updated.
By Ivan Williams & Keith Bowman

News from the Ministerial Director's Internship Committee from the Walla Walla University meetings.

The latest news on the Faith & Science Council trip July 6-14 with Larry Blackmer.

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Stained Glass: Hollywood Blvd - Episode 1

Stained Glass: Hollywood Blvd - Episode 1

The Hollywood church is confronted with a dwindling congregation that has reflected the recent troubles of their city. With only a handful of disconnected people straggling in for worship service, an idealistic new pastor and a gifted musician decide to take action. Under their guidance, a group of young professionals commit to wrestling with the pivotal question, "How can we be a people among whom God dwells?"

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Stained Glass: Hollywood Blvd - Episode 2

Stained Glass: Hollywood Blvd - Episode 2

The Hollywood church is confronted with a dwindling congregation that has reflected the recent troubles of their city. With only a handful of disconnected people straggling in for worship service, an idealistic new pastor and a gifted musician decide to take action. Under their guidance, a group of young professionals commit to wrestling with the pivotal question, "How can we be a people among whom God dwells?"

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Stained Glass: Hollywood Blvd - Episode 3

Stained Glass: Hollywood Blvd - Episode 3

The Hollywood church is confronted with a dwindling congregation that has reflected the recent troubles of their city. With only a handful of disconnected people straggling in for worship service, an idealistic new pastor and a gifted musician decide to take action. Under their guidance, a group of young professionals commit to wrestling with the pivotal question, "How can we be a people among whom God dwells?"

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Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter One

Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter One

There are 6,000 Seventh-day Adventist Churches in The United States, Canada and Bermuda. Every church has a story. Despite an exciting revival at the Oakland Grand Avenue church, the congregation has grown increasingly out of touch with the surrounding community. In a city where 1 in every 100 persons are homeless, how can the church go beyond preaching the gospel and start living it in ways that make a difference to the city's residents? In this gritty documentary, watch the most unlikely cast of believers tackle this problem head on, and encounter more problems within themselves than on the streets of Oakland. Walk in their shoes as they discover just how complex homeless ministry can be.

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Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter Two

Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter Two

Despite an exciting revival at the Oakland Grand Avenue church, the congregation has grown increasingly out of touch with the surrounding community. In a city where 1 in every 100 persons are homeless, how can the church go beyond preaching the gospel and start living it in ways that make a difference to the city's residents? In this gritty documentary, watch the most unlikely cast of believers tackle this problem head on, and encounter more problems within themselves than on the streets of Oakland. Walk in their shoes as they discover just how complex homeless ministry can be.

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Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter Three

Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter Three

Despite an exciting revival at the Oakland Grand Avenue church, the congregation has grown increasingly out of touch with the surrounding community. In a city where 1 in every 100 persons are homeless, how can the church go beyond preaching the gospel and start living it in ways that make a difference to the city's residents? In this gritty documentary, watch the most unlikely cast of believers tackle this problem head on, and encounter more problems within themselves than on the streets of Oakland. Walk in their shoes as they discover just how complex homeless ministry can be.

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Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter Four

Stained Glass: Grand Ave - Chapter Four

Despite an exciting revival at the Oakland Grand Avenue church, the congregation has grown increasingly out of touch with the surrounding community. In a city where 1 in every 100 persons are homeless, how can the church go beyond preaching the gospel and start living it in ways that make a difference to the city's residents? In this gritty documentary, watch the most unlikely cast of believers tackle this problem head on, and encounter more problems within themselves than on the streets of Oakland. Walk in their shoes as they discover just how complex homeless ministry can be.

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Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 1 Church Roots

Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 1 Church Roots

In 1990, America became the first country to have more suburbanites than city and rural dwellers combined. As communities changed in both function and appearance, churches have had to make major changes in the way they build relationships with surrounding neighborhoods. This film follows the tireless efforts of a growing church plant whose sole objective is to stay relevant to the residents in the northeast suburbs of Sacramento.

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Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 2 Neighborhood Church

Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 2 Neighborhood Church

In 1990, America became the first country to have more suburbanites than city and rural dwellers combined. As communities changed in both function and appearance, churches have had to make major changes in the way they build relationships with surrounding neighborhoods. This film follows the tireless efforts of a growing church plant whose sole objective is to stay relevant to the residents in the northeast suburbs of Sacramento.

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Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 3 Visitor Experiment

Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 3 Visitor Experiment

In 1990, America became the first country to have more suburbanites than city and rural dwellers combined. As communities changed in both function and appearance, churches have had to make major changes in the way they build relationships with surrounding neighborhoods. This film follows the tireless efforts of a growing church plant whose sole objective is to stay relevant to the residents in the northeast suburbs of Sacramento.

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Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 4 Church Family

Stained Glass: Sunset Oaks - Episode 4 Church Family

In 1990, America became the first country to have more suburbanites than city and rural dwellers combined. As communities changed in both function and appearance, churches have had to make major changes in the way they build relationships with surrounding neighborhoods. This film follows the tireless efforts of a growing church plant whose sole objective is to stay relevant to the residents in the northeast suburbs of Sacramento.

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